Bird Watching tours –
There are a lot of birds in the forest and the natural unadulterated surrounds of the place and so it is a good way to spend your days in the nook of nature. It is peaceful and so the birds roam about without fear and can be seen with a powerful binocular, if you have packed one. There are more than 500 species of indigenous birds. There are different birds from other environments and they are exotic in their habits and fun to be with. The sanctuary in Munnar is the best place to watch the birds and you can also head for the Wayanad hills to get a glimpse of these birds.
Elephant rides in Munnar –
There are still a few elephants that are here to give you rides and you can sit back on the back of these huge animals and tower over the world to look down at the land and its people below. You can go for a ride on these huge mammals if you visit Thekkady – which is a 100 km away from Munnar but it will bring the smiles and fun into your life when you will actually sit on these small mountains and look over at the bigger mountains all around you.
Plantation Tours –
There are different tea plantations in Munnar and you can visit them to find out how the tea in your cup starts its journey from the green small and bubbly trees at the slopes of the small hills in Munnar. You will also find plantations of spices like cardamom and pepper and there are the tea and coffee production house that has special tours for tourists who want to see for themselves the making of tea and coffee from the gardens. These can add to your experience and you will find the new knowledge a part of the gift of Munnar.
Cultural Activities – There are a lot of museums and galleries and you can visit them if you love to look at the days gone by. The history leaves back some of its touches with a few artifacts and you can just visit these places to touch them and sense history. The relaxed pace of peaceful life of Munnar is totally synchronized with the museum and the galleries and you can enjoy them without any hurry. There are different museums that have in store the artilleries and paintings of the British era or the period before that and you will find it interesting.